OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

March 11, 2015 13:16 ET

Media Advisory: President Paul Elliott Will Address 900 Delegates, Alternates and Guests From Across Ontario at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 14

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 11, 2015) -

Attention: Assignment editor and education reporters

OSSTF/FEESO ANNUAL MEETING
SATURDAY, MARCH 14; SUNDAY, MARCH 15; MONDAY, MARCH 16
GRAND BALLROOM, (LOWER CONCOURSE)
SHERATON CENTRE TORONTO HOTEL
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON

Nine hundred delegates, alternates and guests from all parts of the province will attend this year's Annual Meeting of the Provincial Assembly of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF/FEESO).

President Paul Elliott is scheduled to address the Provincial Assembly and provide a statement on the current status of bargaining at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and will be available for comments at the conclusion of his presentation at approximately 10:15 a.m.

In addition, Canadian novelist Joseph Boyden will be a guest speaker on Saturday, March 14 at 11:15 a.m., The Hon. Liz Sandals, Minister of Education is scheduled to address the assembly on Sunday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m., and New Democratic Party of Ontario Leader Andrea Horwath is scheduled to address the assembly on Monday, March 16 at 1:30 p.m.

Media representatives are welcome throughout all three days of the assembly. Please report to the credentials desk in the Grand Ballroom foyer to pick up media passes.

ASSEMBLY HIGHLIGHTS
Saturday, March 14
9:30 a.m. President Paul Elliott will deliver the state of the union address and provide a statement on the current status of bargaining.
11:15 a.m. Guest speaker, Canadian Novelist Joseph Boyden.
1:35 p.m. Presentation of the Student Achievement Awards in honour of Marion Drysdale. This moving ceremony honours students from across the province.
Sunday, March 15
1:30 p.m. The Hon. Liz Sandals, Minister of Education addresses the assembly.
Monday, March 16
1:30 p.m. Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath addresses the assembly.

OSSTF/FEESO, founded in 1919, has 60,000 members across Ontario. They include public high school teachers, occasional teachers, educational assistants, continuing education teachers and instructors, early childhood educators, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, university support staff, and many others in education.

Contact Information

  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
    Lori Foote
    Associate General Secretary
    Cell 647.393.9149